DAY ON THE SANDS, a

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Childhood fun building sandcastles on Oban Beach. Once the boys have gone off exploring elsewhere, the tide creeps in, threatening to destroy their work of art....... (clip)

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Two boys learn how to go fishing for lobster. Out on the fisherman’s boat, they set bait an one creel and haul in an earlier catch of lobster. (clip)

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • ELDER, John C

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: DAY ON THE SANDS, a

Reference number: 2745

Date: 1949c

Production company: GB Instructional Ltd.

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.40 mins

Description: Two boys playing on the beach at Oban where they build a sandcastle, find a starfish and limpets and go out in a fisherman's boat to catch lobsters.

Credits: p. John C. Elder

Shotlist: Credits (0.15) pan seafront at Oban (0.42) Father finds starfish in rock pool (0.47) gvs same (1.10) c/u boys plucking limpets off rocks (1.20) gvs boys finding a lobster (1.40) gvs boys building a sandcastle (3.50) gvs boys out in a fisherman's boat and catching a lobster in a baited creel (5.00) gvs landing at Oban's fisherman's jetty (5.21) ecs (5.35)